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New Suite of Skillsoft Courses Available Free for Texas Library Staff

2014 August 14

skillsoft logoAnnouncing access to new, free continuing education courses and instructional videos for all Texas libraries!  The Texas State Library and Archives Commission, through an agreement with WebJunction, brings you a suite of over 450 self-paced online technology and business skills courses from Skillsoft – right at your fingertips, 24/7.

Enhance your professional development with library-relevant courses on customer service, leadership, management, desktop software, communication skills, and more. Courses can be completed in as little as one hour, or delve into topics in depth, depending on your need. Plus, get access to more than 4,000 short instructional videos demonstrating the skills you are learning.

Browse the course catalog, or search by keyword for needed training. Track and save your progress on your courses, and print certificates.  Want to develop a training roadmap for yourself? Skillsoft’s Skillport interface allows you to create a learning plan for yourself with the My Plan feature.

Click here to learn more about this new statewide Skillsoft resource for library staff, and to get started with your personal learning plan.

Skillsoft for Texas libraries is just one of a variety of free continuing education options available to you – options which include courses and webinars from the State Library, a Small Library Management training program, a library science professional collection, links to WebJunction learning, and United for Libraries tools for your Friends, Foundations and advisory boards. Visit our State Library Continuing Education pages today to learn more about the full range of resources available for libraries.

Questions? Feel free to contact us at ld@tsl.texas.gov, 512-463-5465, or 800-252-9386 (toll-free for Texas).

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